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Raytheon Technologies Cyber Certificates Focus Lead in Aurora, Colorado

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Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RIS) builds world class satellite ground systems and counters national security threats through cyber solutions.

Together, we will support critical missions, develop solutions and shape products of the future.

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RIS is looking for a motivated Cyber Certificates Expert to join the

Cyber Security Engineering

team for a

position in Information


supporting the development/maintenance of custom solutions and Assessment & Authorization (A&A) activities.

This position is located in Aurora, Colorado.

Key responsibilities include:

Planning, scheduling, and executing Assessment & Authorization (A&A) activities Security compliance & vulnerability scanning/remediation across multiple platforms and networks

Preparing for, supporting and/or leading Security Test & Evaluation activities for program sell-off of security related requirements

Applying knowledge of current IA policies as a contributor to the architecture and design of secure solutions to customer needs and requirements

Performing hands-on technical implementation of security solutions comprised of COTS & FOSS as well as custom-developed products

Preparing for, writing, and presenting trade studies, cost benefit analyses, reports and briefings as required

Clearance Requirement:

Must be a US Citizens with a current/active Secret clearance.

Required Skills:

Bachelors degree and demonstrated experience in cyber security to include practices/methodologies, associated technologies, application design, and/or experience in an operational environment including NIST &/or ICD 503 guidelines, directives and security mandates

Experience with X.509 NPE certificates, Request process, Implementation, Application certificates.

Highly organized with good customer communication skills

Can drive tasking to closure

Experience with cyber security engineering projects and programs for U.S. Government and/or commercial clients.

Experience planning, scheduling, and executing Assessment & Authorization (A&A) activities, including the development of System Security Plans (SSP) and other supporting documentation (SP800-57, ICD503 preferred)

Strong understanding of security design and architecture with ability to develop solutions to moderately complex IS compliance and security problems

Experience using Tenable Nessus/Security Center/ ACAS preferred for security compliance/vulnerability assessment scanning but experience with similar products is acceptable

Must be a self-starter capable of multitasking and efficiently managing your time and leading technical projects in a dynamic environment while requiring minimal levels of supervision Ability to work in a team environment and work collaboratively across traditional engineering disciplines

Demonstrated experience performing vulnerability assessment/remediation including the coordination or

performance of patch/configuration deployments across multiple platforms

Demonstrated leadership experience with excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent written & oral communication skills, including presentation skills

Security Certification in accordance to DoD 8570.01 IAT-II or higher (e.g. Security+ CE, SSCP, etc.; CISSP is preferable)

Must be a U.S. citizen with an active

Secret clearance

Desired Skills:

Experience with

systems engineering V-model process,

life-cycle management, & engineering change proposal processes

Hands-on technical experience as an individual contributor with documentation skills and experience in some of the following areas:

◦ Linux system administration

◦ Windows system administration

◦ Network component administration

◦ VMware administration

◦ Operating system hardening

COTS and FOSS patch management/deployment experience

Experience with highly ‘matrixed’ organizations

Ability to establish tasks and objectives with Lead Engineers and ensure the entire team understands and can work towards the vision and objectives

Previous experience in Verification, Validation and Accreditation

Experience in proactively analyzing and resolving problems relating to operational considerations, engineering drawings and associated hardware in relation to repair activities

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelors degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)

and 8+ years of experience or a Masters degree in STEM and 6+ years of experience


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.